“360 degrees of good – Something amazing happens when you start recycling. And that triggers something else amazing. And so on and so on until the whole world benefits.” – Value Village
Dress Your Best
Dress Your Best changes the lives of Canadians and new Canadians by outfitting women, men and youth with clothing for employment. Our unique wardrobe service helps clients look impressive, feel confident, and find a job.
Canadian Diabetes Association
Clothesline – 1-800-505-5525
When scheduling a free pick-up from your door, Clothesline® gladly accepts reusable clothing, shoes, boots, books, kitchenwares, toys, small appliances and much more.
Each year, our recycling program prevents 280-million pounds of unsold merchandise from ending up in landfills by re-selling it to people in developing countries. Items like clothing, shoes, toys and books, goods for the home and necessities for the baby.
Deliver Good facilitates a process to connect non-profit organizations who need stuff with individuals and businesses who have stuff.
Ontario Humane Society Thrift Stores
Free pick up of reusable items
Everything is free – it’s all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.
Recycle for Sight
Eyeglass recycling is one of the Lions’ most popular activities. Although the program was officially adopted by the association in 1994, Lions have been collecting glasses for more than 80 years.
Computers for Schools
Every cell phone given to community health workers connects distant patients to a medical clinic. A $10 cell phone will give 50 families access to emergency medical care, health information, transport services, and clinic resources.
The Call2Recycle® program for rechargeable battery and cell phone recycling is available to residents, retailers, businesses, communities, municipalities and public agencies in the U.S. and Canada. The program was created in 1994 and is funded by battery and product manufacturers to raise awareness about the importance of battery recycling and to promote product stewardship initiatives.
Recycle Your Electronics
To divert potentially hazardous materials from our landfills, the Ontario Government has designated Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES), a non-profit industry organization, to manage a program that encourages responsible reuse and safe recycling of old, used and unwanted electronic equipment.
Electronic Recycling Association of Canada
The Toxic Taxi provides free pick-up of HHW (Household Hazardous Waste like batteries, dated medications, old computers and house paint) from residents of Toronto with a minimum quantity of 10 litres and maximum quantity of 50 litres. You must be at home for the pick-up.
Recycling Matters is a collection service for gently used-items. This collection service is available in several Ontario communities. Advocates and supports people who have an intellectual disability to live and participate in their community.
Hope Furniture Bank
Hope Furniture Bank collects gently used home furnishing in order to provide individuals and families in Niagara Region with the beds, tables, chairs and other furnishings that turn “shelters” into “homes.” Will pick up
Caledon Community Services – Chez Thrift and ReUstore
www.ccs4u.org/donations Chez Thrift will gladly accept: Gently used clothing, small housewares, knitting materials and craft supplies, books, videos, puzzles furniture in sellable condition, houseware items, toys, bed frames, lighting, lawn mowers, snow blowers, working fridges, stoves, washers and dryers (no dishwashers) and more. Don”t chuck it, Truck it! Call 905.584.2300 ext. 899 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a pick-up!
Arts Junktion Inc. is a community-based, charitable organization committed to redistributing reusable materials. Accept Art supply donations.
Bicycles for Humanity
My First Wheels
A grassroots initiative to collect gently used bikes for donation to children living in low-income neighborhoods in Toronto.
Our franchises work with a number of community-based charities as well as local branches of national charitable organizations, including the Salvation Army, Goodwill, and Habitat for Humanity.
To learn what you can do with stuff you no longer want.
Second Kicks is a non-profit charitable sports organization with a mission to collect and distribute used soccer uniforms and equipment to needy communities in Canada and around the world.
Twice is Nice
235 Lakeshore Road East Mississauga, ON
10 Brentcliffe Road Toronto, ON 416-696-6700